We have some very exciting news for all of our bluegrass and country music fans! It’s just been announced that 14-time Grammy Award-winner Ricky Skaggs will appear in an exclusive concert in Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre on May 28, 2017, during Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ Festival.
Over the course of an illustrious career spanning five decades, Ricky Skaggs has garnered critical acclaim and numerous accolades for his work in country and bluegrass, as well as for his innovative collaborations with musicians from a variety of genres. Ricky and his band Kentucky Thunder have been named Instrumental Group of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) nine times. In addition, he’s a past Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, a member of The Grand Ole Opry, and has recorded twelve number one country music hits.
The addition of the legendary Ricky Skaggs tops off an already stellar lineup for the 2017 festival that includes over 40 bands and features superstars like Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Grascals and Special Consensus.
If you’re a true bluegrass lover, then a 2017 Season Pass is your all-access ticket to endless entertainment. You can experience unlimited performances during Bluegrass & BBQ as well as unlimited visits during the rest of the season. And, 2017 is shaping up to be an amazing year! Preview it here and order your 2017 Season Pass by January 31 to receive free Guest Vouchers.